Prometheus Top by Jennifer Miller Comstock

Prometheus Top

Knitting
March 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 19 rows = 4 inches
in St st with 2 strands held tog.
US 10 - 6.0 mm
1968 yards (1800 m)
28 (30¾, 32¼, 36¼, 37¾)" circumference at neck edge. Top shown measures 30¾ " on model with 33½" bust.
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The Prometheus Top pays homage to the Greek myth of Prometheus, who stole fire from the gods and gave it to humanity. The shifting color gradient represents the ashes and coals of fire. This top is worked back and forth in one piece.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 1

Finished Size 28 (30¾, 32¼, 36¼, 37¾)“ circumference at neck edge. Top shown measures 30¾ “ on model with 33½” bust.

Yarn Shibui Knits Reed (100% linen; 246 yd 225 m/1¾ oz 50 g): ash (light gray; A) and twilight (light blue; E), 1 skein each; graphite (medium gray; B), tar (dark gray; C), and suit (dark blue; D), 2 skeins each.

Needles Size 10 (6 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Removable markers (m); tapestry needle; two ¾“ buttons.

Gauge 14 sts and 19 rows = 4” in St st with 2 strands held tog.

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Notes

  • This top is worked back and forth in one piece.

  • Work with two strands of yarn held together throughout. Wind each skein of colors A and E into two balls. Break yarn at color changes.

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